Canvas Ally

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Canvas Ally is a new CSUN service to help make course materials in Canvas more accessible. Canvas Ally provides faculty with feedback on the accessibility of course content in Canvas using a visual dial and provides suggested step-by-step instructions to improve the accessibility of the content.

How can Ally help me? Step-by-Step Guide
Canvas Ally provides guidance and tips for lasting improvements to the accessibility of your content.

  • Receive feedback on the accessibility of your content
  • Improve accessibility with Ally's step-by-step instructions
  • Provides students with accessible alternative formats such as audio and electronic braille


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 A woman smiles while viewing and typing on a laptop. Two students viewing the same laptop and point on a screen while discussing. Interested in Ally?

Canvas Ally is available to all Faculty in Fall 2019. You can request to have Ally activated in your Canvas course by contacting the Universal Design Center. Canvas Ally will be available by default in all Canvas courses beginning in Spring 2020. 

Tseng College Distance Learning faculty should contact their assigned Instructional Designer.

Learn more about Canvas Ally

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